Engineering majors learn the discipline in a Christian environment. At George Fox, engineering majors get hands-on experience designing products.

Engineering majors at George Fox University get the hands-on training that will lead to rewarding careers in any number of fields related to the engineering profession.

As an engineer major, you'll learn to design products that impact us daily. From artificial limbs to cell phone networks to aircraft controls, the innovation of engineers touches nearly every part of the human experience. At George Fox, our engineering majors build microprocessors, engines, MP3 equalizers, talking alarm clocks, and much more. And they do so in a Christian college environment in which faith is integrated with learning.

Choose from four concentrations:

Computer Engineering

Learn the fundamentals of electrical engineering and computer science, studying everything from microprocessors and supercomputers to avionics, robotics, and graphics processing.

Electrical Engineering

Explore the behavior of electrical devices, circuits and systems. You see electrical engineering in cell phones, microchips, robots and wireless networks.

Mechanical Engineering

Are you mechanically inclined? Mechanical engineers design and develop equipment such as solar cells, prosthetic devices, and turbojet engines.

Civil Engineering

From highways to bridges, to buildings, water supply and wastewater treatment plants, civil engineers plan, design and construct solutions that address the basic needs of everyday human existence.


Request information about the engineering major at George Fox University or apply now to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.

What we offer …

  • An ABET-accredited program

    We are one of only five schools in Oregon and 13 in the 110-member Council for Christian Colleges & Universities to be accredited by the Accreditation Boards for Engineering and Technology.

  • Small classes

    Our small classes allow students to benefit from frequent one-to-one mentoring. The university’s 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for plenty of personal attention.

  • Broad curriculum

    Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught in a Christian college environment where faith is integrated with learning.

  • Hands-on learning

    At some engineering schools, freshmen never get beyond a textbook. George Fox freshmen learn how to design 3D solid models, build an oscillating air engine, and construct a complete robotic system.

  • State-of-the-art facilities

    We offer new equipment and the latest software, including a computer-aided design (CAD) laboratory, machine shop, engineering projects lab, a circuits/electronics lab, a microwave engineering lab, and more.

  • Faculty expertise

    Our faculty members are experienced both as teachers and as industry professionals.

  • Servant engineering

    We prepare technically competent and broadly educated engineers for a life of responsible service emerging from a Christian worldview.

  • Internships

    Our students pursue internships that give them on-the-job engineering experience while completing their degree.

  • 'Best Undergraduate Engineering Program'
    U.S. News ranking

    U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the top 100 (No. 96) "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" in the nation for 2012-13. To qualify, a school must have a program accredited by ABET. Our honor came in the category of schools whose highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor's or master's.

  • National recognition

    George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.

  • Results

    Graduates of our electrical and mechanical engineering programs have acquired positions at a variety of companies, including Boeing, Xerox Corp., the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Corps of Engineers.

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